Bajrang Punia To Marry Sangeeta Phogat

Updated: 08 August 2019 19:28 IST

Both Bajrang Punia and Sangeeta Phogat have communicated to their families regarding their decision to marry.

Bajrang Punia To Marry Sangeeta Phogat
Bajrang Punia's wedding ceremony is likely to take place after the 2020 Olympics. © Twitter

World number one wrestler Bajrang Punia will soon tie the knot with grappler Sangeeta Phogat, youngest of the Phogat sisters, family sources said on Thursday.The wedding ceremony is likely to take place after the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Bajrang, the 65-kg category wrestler, and Sangeeta -- who is a former national medalist in the 59-kg weight category, -- have communicated to their families regarding their decision to marry, a member of the Phogat family told IANS. Sangeeta's father Mahavir Singh told the media that it was the wish of the children and "we respect their feelings".

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Highlights
  • Sangeeta is a former national medalist in the 59-kg weight category
  • Bajrang, the 65-kg category wrestler, is world number one in wrestling
  • "We respect their feelings", said Sangeeta's father Mahavir Singh
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